As senior pastor of Golden Gate Cathedral and CEO of Golden Gate Development Corporation Bishop oversees the efforts to transform our community with Christ. He has spent the past 30 years sharing the gospel around the globe and is passionate about leading others to Christ and teaching them how to live out their destiny.
Bishop Stephens has received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Crichton Bible College and has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from St. Thomas Christian College. He has also continued his education at Harvard University’s Leadership Institute. He is a member of the Executive Council of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, led by Bishop Joseph W. Walker, and serves as the Bishop of the Central Region. In an effort to continue to advance the Kingdom of God, Bishop Stephens also serves in the International Bishop’s Conference under the leadership of Archbishop LeRoy Bailey.
As an author, Bishop Stephens published What In Hell Is Holding You Back?, The Promise is Still Good, Brand New: Experiencing New Life in Christ and also recorded Bishop Ed Stephens & Golden Gate Cathedral Choir Live in Memphis.